David Maisel of Marvel Studios Fame — By no means-Earlier than-Heard Tales of Hollywood Dealmaking, The Artwork of Aiming Large, Classes from Energy Dealer Michael Ovitz,

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“It’s having the imaginative and prescient after which going there and making it occur with no matter dials I want to show—creatively or enterprise or political or financing—to get it accomplished.”

— David Maisel

David Maisel (@maiseldavid) is the founding father of Mythos Studios and the founding chairman of Marvel Studios. In 2003, David pitched Marvel on his concept of Marvel financing and producing its personal films in a linked cinematic universe. He went on to govt produce Iron Man, The Unbelievable Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, and The Offended Birds Film. In 2009, David organized the sale of Marvel to Disney for $4 billion.

David is at the moment the Founding father of Mythos Studios, an IP leisure studio. The Ekos Genesis Art Collection, all 1/1 authentic hand-crafted digital artwork, is the primary providing within the forthcoming Ekos Universe.

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#676: David Maisel of Marvel Studios Fame — By no means-Earlier than-Heard Tales of Hollywood Dealmaking, The Artwork of Aiming Large, Classes from Energy Dealer Michael Ovitz, Combining Enterprise Smarts with Road Smarts, The Making (and Significance) of Iron Man, Promoting to Disney for $4 Billion, and A lot Extra


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SELECTED LINKS FROM THE EPISODE

  • Join with David Maisel:

Twitter | Instagram

  • Join with Mythos Studios/Ekos:

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

SHOW NOTES

  • [09:25] Michael Ovitz.
  • [17:00] How David grew to become Michael’s right-hand man.
  • [25:12] Artistic pursuits.
  • [26:14] When David fell in love with comedian books.
  • [28:34] Early Hollywood classes — discovered and taught.
  • [35:43] Sources for individuals aspiring to work within the leisure trade.
  • [39:20] How Marvel enters the image.
  • [48:11] A detour to Broadway theater.
  • [54:51] Making the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
  • [1:28:26] Why begin the MCU with Iron Man?
  • [1:31:56] Selections between growth and deployment.
  • [1:36:18] Largest challenges.
  • [1:39:45] Animated characteristic movies.
  • [1:41:14] Not simply one other fairly swimsuit.
  • [1:47:20] 5 stars for Favreau.
  • [1:48:48] Why hasn’t David accomplished extra PR till just lately?
  • [1:53:24] The shock success of Iron Man.
  • [1:59:45] Wheeling and coping with Bob Iger.
  • [2:08:50] Ron Burkle.
  • [2:10:35] Finalizing the large sale to Disney.
  • [2:14:36] Really useful studying.
  • [2:15:17] Constructing new mythologies and legacies in a post-MCU panorama.
  • [2:21:12] Parting ideas.

MORE DAVID MAISEL QUOTES FROM THE INTERVIEW

“A part of managing creativity is realizing when to exert yours and when to get the most effective out from others”
— David Maisel

“It’s having the imaginative and prescient after which going there and making it occur with no matter dials I want to show—creatively or enterprise or political or financing—to get it accomplished.”
— David Maisel

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